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What is VBA ISDATE Function

The VBA ISDATE function is listed under the information category of VBA functions. When you use it in a VBA code, it evaluates the supplied expression and returns TRUE if it is date else FALSE. In simple words, it can check whether the value supplied is a date or not and returns TRUE or FALSE based on that.

how to use it

To use VBA's ISDATE function you need to understand its syntax and arguments:




  • Expression: An expression that you want to test if it’s a date or not.

Example to use ISDATE Function in VBA

To practically understand how to use VBA ISDATE function, you need to go through the below example where we have written a vba code by using it:

Sub example_ISDATE()
Range("B1").Value = IsDate(Range("A1"))
End Sub

In the above code, we have used ISDATE to check if the value in cell A1 is a date or not and it has returned TRUE in the cell B1 as a result, we have TRUE as the value in cell A1 is a date.

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